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Daily Calendar

Mondays
Closed
Available for Special Events

Tuesdays
Closed
Available for Special Events

Wednesdays
GoodTimes
4:30pm-2am

Thursdays
Happy Hour
4:00pm -7:00pm
Karoake
7:00pm-2am

Fridays
Happy Hour
4:00pm -8:30pm
Special Events
9pm-4am

Saturdays
Club Rimshot
9pm-2am

Sundays
Available for
Special Events

9pm-2am

Club Amenities
6 Full Bars
2 Dance Floors
Billiards Parlor
Smoking Room
VIP Lounge
VIP Seating Areas

Fully Air Conditioned
State of the Art Sound & Lighting
Coat Check
Plenty of Parking

 

About the Club

The Bench and Bar, Northern California’s Premier Gay and Lesbian Nightclub has moved to 510 17th Street, Oakland, CA.

The Bench and Bar is part of Oakland’s newly revitalized Uptown District near the recently renovated Fox Theatre.  The location features 6 full bars, multiple dance floors, billiard’s room, smoking lounge, second floor VIP lounge, state of the art sound and lighting systems, fully air conditioned, ample street/garage parking and less than ½ block from BART.
 
The Bench and Bar has been an Oakland landmark for over 31 years. Originally opened by a Judge and Attorney and as a twist, named the club Bench and Bar.  The club has relocated two times and is now the largest gay and lesbian nightclub in the Bay Area.  

 
The club features a variety of Music on the main dance floor with Hip Hop, Old School, R&B, House. From drag shows to pageants and the sexiest go-go dancers in town, the club has something to offer everyone.

The Bench and Bar is also open for Happy Hour featuring daily drink specials for the after work crowd.

Please check our web site weekly on up coming events.